Katrien Kesteloot

Visiting Professor of Healthcare Finance

Is an expert in financial management in healthcare, health economics and health financing systems.

Katrien Kesteloot is CFO at UZ Leuven and Professor at the Medical School of KU Leuven where she teaches financial management in healthcare, health economics, and health financing systems.

Her academic expertise – both theoretical, as well as empirical – is in health technology assessment and financing systems in healthcare. She has published in diverse internationally recognised journals.

Katrien serves on the advisory boards of several healthcare institutions. Between 2014 and 2020, she was an expert advisor for the Belgian Minister of Public Health & Social Affairs on hospital financing. She chairs the board of Emmaüs, a non-profit care group. She is also a board member of Aedifica.

As Visiting Professor at Vlerick, Katrien is involved in the Healthcare Management Centre.

Who am I? 

  • Visiting Professor at Vlerick Business School
  • Professor at KU Leuven
  • Doctor in Economics at KU Leuven
  • Master in Economics at KU Leuven
  • Chair of the board of Emmaüs and member of the audit committee
  • Member of FRZV, the federal advisory board on health care institutions

My expertise

  • Hospital management
  • Healthcare financing
  • Health economics